Police investigate abduction attempt at bus stop

Woman's child approached by man in red pickup truck, says JSO

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Police are investigating a reported abduction attempt that occurred Tuesday morning at a bus stop at Merrill Road and Hartsfield Road.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said a woman's child complained about being approached by a white man in a red pickup truck.

The child described the suspicious man as wearing a blue T-shirt, white pants and had a gray mustache, police said.

An immediate search of the area was performed including the use of JSO's Air Unit, but authorities said the search revealed nobody fitting the child's description.

JSO said it is working to verify the information and conducting follow-up on all potential leads, including information from the public on the identity of the suspect.

Those with any information about the identity of this subject is asked to call the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500, or email JSO here. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward up to $3,000 for this case, police said to call Crime Stoppers at 866-845-TIPS.

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